Project Summary: Alpaca Market Assessment 2016

  • Published: 31 May 2017

  • Author(s): Clarke, Michael

  • ISBN: 978-1-74254-934-7

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A more professional Australian alpaca industry is emerging and enterprises with fleece, stud animals and meat sales have the potential to be profitable.  The domestic and export sale of fleece has been facilitated by expert classing of alpaca fleece. The success of domestic markets for alpaca meat has been attributed to chef training and the development of dedicated alpaca meat processors.

This project summary presents a host of interesting facts on the market of this important and popular emerging industry.

For more information download the associated report: Market Assessment – New and Emerging Animal Industries Tranche 1: Mohair, Alpaca and Camel Milk